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What Is a Data Breach?

A data breach happens when cybercriminals gain unauthorized access to a system or network, allowing them to search for sensitive data pertaining to a business and its customers, and using it to extract some form of illegal value. Attackers might sell this data on the dark web, directly engage in fraud, hold the information for ransom, or use it to…

4 Steps to Building Consumer Trust

As cyber criminals become more refined in their exploits, customers and their personal information are being increasingly targeted—and that poses a growing threat to organizations. Today, according to the Ponemon Institute, the cost of a data breach is $3.92 million, including non-operational factors like reduced brand engagement and compromised…

Why Your Customers Need Passwordless Authentication

In today’s threat landscape, passwords have become increasingly ineffective for protecting customer authentication and data—and they’re also unintended inhibitors for user experience. As such, it’s not surprising that many organizations are exploring passwordless authentication as a more secure, user-friendly alternative.   In our previous post in…

How Okta Protects You Against Identity Attacks

From Okta’s position at the “front door” of many organizations, we tend to see a significant number of authentication-related cyber attacks. This presents a real risk to organizations, especially when exacerbated by poor password habits. As we detailed in our 2019 Businesses at Work report, 40% of survey respondents reported using only 2-4…

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